Arts and culture offerings to enjoy at home
If your work-from-home routine needs spicing up, make arts and culture a part of your everyday life. Catch a dance film that explores familial bonds, take part in an online murder mystery game, or roam the streets virtually with an online street art gallery; there is no lack of online arts and culture events to keep you inspired. Read on for ideas on where to start exploring online.
Solve a murder mystery
A Red Sky At Dawn
You get to play detective and test your sleuthing skills with this interactive online murder mystery. Created by graphic novelist Troy Chin, it revolves around the investigation of a murder set in 1941 at The Arts House, Singapore. Participants are tasked to interrogate five potential suspects to solve the crime. Play A Red Sky at Dawn here.
Check out Singapore’s street art
Graffiti Hall Of Fame
Feast your eyes on vibrant murals in Kampong Gelam without leaving your home. The Graffiti Hall of Fame’s microsite features colourful murals by 17 Singapore-based artists, including Studio Moonchild and ANTZ, which are located in Bali Lane and Ophir Road. View Graffiti Hall of Fame here.
Have a laugh at a comedy show
Flip Slides: A PowerPoint Karaoke Show
If you need a good laugh, catch this improvisational comedy show that uses PowerPoint slides to present topics proposed by the audience. The show stars improvisational artists Liau Yun Qing and Darren Foong, and includes guest artists Rishi Budhrani, Samuel See and Lakshmy Priya. A recording of the show will be available online until 30 Jun. Learn more about Flip Slides: A PowerPoint Karaoke Show here.
Enjoy a multisensory performance
Be transported by this contemporary dance film, which marries traditional Chinese instruments, an art installation and the Chinese legend of the Eight Immortals. Shot in an abandoned school hall and a disused fish farm, the dance film is conceived by Cultural Medallion recipient Angela Liong and new music composer Joyce Beetuan Koh. The film is available online until 31 Jul. Get tickets to [In]finite Octagon here.
Catch an intimate dance film
Don’t miss this moving short film about a dancer inspired by the everyday versatility of the humble fabric sarung. The dance film, by acclaimed Indonesian film director Garin Nugroho, is presented as part of the Esplanade’s Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts. The livestream is on 18 Jun, and it will be available online until 27 Jun. Learn more about Sarung here.
(Photos: The Arts House, One Kampong Gelam, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, The Arts Fission Company)